Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education)
Providing essential knowledge and skills for a successful career in a number of early childhood related roles, this degree focuses on the major aspects of early childhood education, exploring current issues and trends without the requirement of practice.
AT A GLANCE
Method of learning:
Courses are divided up into three stages of study. Each stage is a full-time study year of 40 weeks.
|EC531E||Becoming a Professional Early Childhood Teacher|
|EC532E||Holistic Development in the Early Years|
|EC533E||Early Years Pedagogy|
|EC534E||Culturally Responsive Early Childhood Education|
|EC535E||Assessment, Planning and Teaching|
|EC536E||Social and Emotional Competence in Early Childhood|
|EC542E||Wellbeing of the Child 1|
|EC543E||Cultural Diversity in Early Childhood Education|
|EC544E||Child Study 1|
|EC631E||Language, Literacy and the Creative Arts|
|EC632E||Infants and Toddlers|
|EC633E||Mathematics, Science and Technology|
|EC634E||Families, Communities and Society|
|EC635E||Growing Teachers as Leaders|
|EC731E||Tiriti-Based Early Childhood Education|
|EC642E||Wellbeing of the Child 2|
|EC643E||International Perspectives in Early Childhood Education|
|EC644E||Child Study 2|
|EC733E||Teachers as Leaders|
|EC734E||Inclusive Early Childhood Education|
|EC735E||Intentional Teaching for Learning|
|EC736E||Contemporary Issues and Trends|
|EC737E||Teaching as Inquiry|
|EC741E||Intercultural Pedagogy in Early Childhood Education|
|EC742E||The Ethical Teacher|
All students will be required to:
- Engage in online discussions
International students are also required to attend compulsory tutorials throughout the program
This mode of learning blends the flexibility of online learning with workplace learning and practical experience. All students have access to NZTC Online for learning including course materials, research and support materials, and assessment submission and return, while learning in their workplace.
Online is a flexible mode of learning without face-to-face attendance requirements. All study is conducted through NZTC Online. Courses are completed and assessed online, and you are part of an online learning community where you can interact with other students and lecturers through online discussion forums to assist your learning.
Refer to the Study dates page
New Zealand Tertiary College qualifications have been designed to link easily into each other, providing you with a flexible range of pathway options into higher level study.
Upon completion of the Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education) you may be eligible to apply for the following postgraduate programs. Entry criteria will apply.
You may also be eligible to apply for the Graduate Diploma in Teaching (ECE) which upon completion results in eligibility to apply for New Zealand teacher registration. Entry criteria will apply.